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Library Survival Guide for Faculty & Staff

Orientation to the library with resources and services for employees

Reference & Research Consulting

Wake Tech's librarians provide reference and instruction in support of the curriculum and other information needs of the Wake Tech community. Combining the resources of a traditional print reference collection, online reference tools, and over 50 databases, we offer one-on-one help with information needs as well as long-term research for both faculty and students. As your students' research advocates, we help them develop lifelong information literacy skills.

We assist with:

  • topic choice and search strategies
  • identifying and accessing books and articles, using the catalog and databases
  • understanding the different attributes and purposes of scholarly and popular information
  • making good website choices
  • proper citations of materials

How? The library provides multiple venues for getting your questions answered!

  • Stop by the library when we are in our offices or staffing the reference desk. You can also reach us by phone, email or chat.      A librarian is available: Monday-Thursday from 7:30am-7pm, Friday from 7:30am-5pm at the Southern, Scott Northern Perry Health, and RTP campuses.  Check library website for hours at additional campus locations.  
  • Make an appointment with us. We know our collection and resources and can make specific recommendations about research strategies and databases.